Home- About- The People of Colgate- Faculty Faculty: Teachers and Scholars Colgate’s professors are as committed to their teaching as they are to their own research and publication. Menu Menu Presidential Transition We are actively seeking new presidential leadership to shepherd our exceptional university into its third century. LEARN MORE Research by Colgate faculty members appears in the most-respected academic journals in the world, and faculty members often are consulted on newsworthy topics of the day. Latest Faculty News Loading... READ MORE Faculty by Department/Program SELECT DEPARTMENT OR PROGRAM Africana and Latin American Studies Art and Art History Asian Studies Biology Chemistry The Classics Computer Science East Asian Languages and Literatures Economics Educational Studies English Environmental Studies Film and Media Studies Geography Geology German History International Relations Jewish Studies LGBTQ Studies Linguistics Mathematics Medieval and Renaissance Studies Middle Eastern Studies and Islamic Civilization Music Native American Studies Neuroscience Peace and Conflict Studies Philosophy Physics and Astronomy Political Science Psychology Religion Romance Languages and Literatures Russian and Eurasian Studies Sociology and Anthropology Theater Women's Studies Writing and Rhetoric Learn More You can learn more about our faculty, or contact a faculty member, by utilizing the following resources: University contact directory Expertise video library Colgate in the media Provost and Dean of the Faculty Spotlights Kiko Galvez Kiko Galvez, Charles A. Dana Professor of physics & astronomy, focused his research on a light pattern known as a "monstar." His work was so innovative that it was featured in the Optical Society of America's major advances of 2014. READ MORE Contact Professor Galvez Catherine Cardelús Catherine Cardelús, associate professor of biology, studies patterns of biodiversity and their relationship to changing environments. She recently conducted research in the rainforest canopy near the La Selva Biological Field Station in Costa Rica. READ MORE Contact Professor Cardelús David McCabe David McCabe, professor of philosophy, talks in this essay about the right ways and wrong ways to persuade skeptics of the enormous value of the humanities. READ MORE. Contact Professor McCabe Mary Moran Mary Moran, professor of anthropology and Africana and Latin American studies, whose research focuses significantly on the West African nation of Liberia, recently facilitated an anthropological conference on Ebola. READ MORE Contact Professor Moran R.M. Douglas R.M. (Ray) Douglas, Russell Colgate distinguished university professor of history, has been selected as the winner of the 2013 George Louis Beer Prize for his book Orderly and Humane: The Expulsion of the Germans after the Second World War (Yale Univ. Press, 2012). READ MORE Contact Professor Douglas Padma Kaimal They can be beautiful and they can be terrifying — the duality of Hindu goddesses inspired Professor of Art and Art History Padma Kaimal’s new book, Scattered Goddesses: Travels with the Yoginis. But Kaimal wasn’t always drawn to these female icons. READ MORE Contact Professor Kaimal About Colgate at a Glance Past, Present, and Future Maps and Travel Options Colgate Campus About Hamilton, New York The People of Colgate Interim President Jill Harsin Board of Trustees Faculty Student Spotlights Alumni Spotlights Facilities at Colgate Newsroom ColgateX RELATED LINKS Intellectual Engagement INTELLECTUAL ENGAGEMENT Collaborative research by highly regarded faculty is a Colgate trademark. Off-Campus Study OFF-CAMPUS STUDY Colgate has one of the most robust off-campus study programs in the country. Career Services CAREER SERVICES Staff members and dedicated alumni play a key role in students' career exploration. Lucky 13 LUCKY 13 Find out why 13 is the most popular number on campus.